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Today in History: March 30

March 30, 2011, Sporting News Wire Service,

1952: Herb Thomas leads all 200 laps of the Wilkes County 200 at North Wilkesboro Speedway. Fonty Flock finishes second, one lap back, and Bill Blair is third. Although records do not exist for all of Thomas' 48 victories, what is available shows he leads wire to wire four more times.